1. Help
    August 12th, 2015 by Jeff Carlson
    The hidden editing power of Photos for OS X

    Photos for OS X is designed to appeal to a broad audience, with simple editing tools that let anyone improve their photographs. But is that it? Even...

  2. Help
    April 16th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Managing libraries in Photos

    Photos for Yosemite is finally out! And that’s a real “finally” given how long we’ve all been wrestling with the limitations of iPhoto in...

  3. Help
    March 5th, 2015 by Lesa Snider
    Four things iPhoto can do that Photos can’t (yet)

    While it’s true that Apple is phasing out iPhoto in favour of its new Photos app, iPhoto is still an incredibly powerful program and includes many...

  4. Help
    February 9th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    How to prepare your iPhoto library for Photos for OS X

    Reader Dave Inglis has The Question about the upcoming Photos for OS X app. He writes: I read your article about Photos for OS X and the app looks...

  5. Help
    February 6th, 2015 by Lesa Snider
    How to assess photos quickly with a star rating system

    Assessing photos isn’t the most titillating task on the planet, but it’s mission critical if you ever want to find certain photos in your expanding...

  6. Help
    January 27th, 2015 by Christopher Breen
    How to cull your iPhoto library of duplicates and bad photos

    Reader Phil Rogers has more images than he cares for. He writes: Because digital photos are so easy to save, my wife and I developed the bad habit...

  7. Help
    December 4th, 2014 by Lesa Snider
    How to make beautiful calendars with iPhoto

    For an incredibly meaningful gift, look no further than a wall calendar hand-crafted in iPhoto. Apple’s calendars are nice and big (33 x 25cm),...

  8. Help
    November 20th, 2014 by Lesa Snider
    Three easy ways to fix a subpar photo

    When you think about all the variables involved in producing a well exposed photo, it’s a wonder any photo turns out halfway decent. If you’ve...

  9. Help
    September 16th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to send multiple images from iPhoto for iOS

    Reader Tim McBrayer has a question about iPhoto on his iPad. He writes: When I’m running iPhoto on my iPad I’d like to pick a particular photo...

  10. Blogs
    July 16th, 2014 by Ted Landau
    With iPhoto’s demise, writing may be on the wall for iLife

    Apple’s iLife consumer-level suite of apps has changed dramatically over the years. It has contained as few as three apps and as many as six. It’s...

  11. Help
    July 11th, 2014 by Jeff Carlson
    Life after Aperture and iPhoto: What to do with your image library

    When most companies kill off a neglected product, the damage is usually limited to the few remaining customers that have stuck by it. In the case...

  12. News
    June 30th, 2014 by Jason Snell
    Apple retires Aperture and iPhoto, to be replaced with Photos for OS X

    Apple is ceasing development of its Aperture and iPhoto apps and will replace them both with the previously-announced Photos for OS X app when it...

  13. Help
    April 29th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    Slim down your SSD with symbolic links

    Reader Josh Gillam loves the speed of his SSD but not its capacity. He writes: “Late last year you wrote about speeding up an old Mac with...

  14. Help
    April 17th, 2014 by Theano Nikitas
    When iPhoto isn’t enough: Four reasons to upgrade your software

    iPhoto is an excellent tool for basic photo management and editing, but if your library’s getting too big to handle or you need advanced editing...

  15. Help
    April 10th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to make exported iPhoto image titles ‘sticky’

    Reader Ed Dorroh, like many people, is perplexed by what goes on when moving images out of iPhoto. He writes: “When I add a title to a photo...

  16. Help
    March 18th, 2014 by Christopher Breen
    How to speed up a slow iPhoto library

    Reader Marty Schettler is unimpressed with iPhoto’s speed. He writes: “I am a casual photographer who has amassed about 10,000 pictures in...

  17. Blogs
    March 3rd, 2014 by Jason Snell Macworld
    Why Apple needs to fix its photo-sharing workflow

    There are some tasks the internet and smartphones are just perfect for, no debate necessary. Facebook buying WhatsApp for US$19 billion makes it...

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